|Abandonment ID:|| 00742|
|Nombre del buque:||East Express|
|Bandera:||Santo Tome y Principe|
|Puerto de abandono:||Misurata, Libya|
|Fecha de abandono:||1 Noviembre 2020|
|Fecha de notificación:||29 Marzo 2023|
|Reporting Member Govt. or Org.:||Fed. Int. de los Trabajadores del Trasporte (ITF)|
|No. de marinos:||11|
|Nacionalidades:||Egipto(1); República Arabe Siria(10)|
|Circunstancias:||P&I : Unknown|
Type : General Cargo
Some of the crew have not been paid for periods of 20, 17 and 13 months
The crew have expired contracts, one seafarer has been on board more than 28 months (since 9 November 2020) and many of the other crew have 20 and 16 months on board
The seafarers seeking be paid and repatriated.
The ship appears to be under legal arrest
|Acciones tomadas:||29 Marzo 2023: Other|
Company, port state and maritime authorities have been contacted.
ITF Network contact in Libya looking to board the vessel
ITF affiliated union in Libya have requested assistance to crew and are also looking to visit the vessel.
Togo flag state contacted to ask about current status of the as the ship was under Togo flag when the crew were already unpaid, and the abandonment criteria were met
|Estado de la repatriación:||29 Marzo 2023: Repatriation pending|
|Estado del pago:||29 Marzo 2023: Payment Pending|